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Taxon: Cuphea viscosissima Jacq.

 
Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 311255
Place of publication: Hort. bot. vindob. 2:83, t. 177. 1772-1773
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 90 (84 active, 84 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol
  • Human food: potential as oil/fat (fide W. W. Roth et al. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (s.), Massachusetts (e.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont (e.-c.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Oklahoma (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina (n.-c.), Tennessee, Virginia]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana. Note: = Cuphea petiolata (L.) Koehne
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  4. Graham, S. A. 1963. Systematic studies in the genus Cuphea (Lythraceae). Unpublished dissertation (University of Michigan) 188.
  5. Graham, S. A. 1988. Revision of Cuphea section Heterodon (Lythraceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 20:138-143.
  6. Johnson, J. M.-F. et al. 2007. Biomass-bioenergy crops in the United States: A changing paradigm. Amer. J. Pl. Sci. Biotechnol. 1:8.
  7. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  9. Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458
  10. Molero, J. & G. Zijlstra. 1999. The typification of Cuphea (Lythraceae): C. viscosissima versus C. decandra. Taxon 48:797-799.
  11. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  14. Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. 1993. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas. Note: American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
  15. Roath, W. W. et al. 1993. Collecting Cuphea in Brazil, Mexico and the United States. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 93:29-33.
  16. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. Note: = Cuphea petiolata (L.) Koehne

Check other web resources for Cuphea viscosissima Jacq. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cuphea viscosissima cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Flowers: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?311255. Accessed 18 February 2020.